Welcoming Dr Will Viney to the Centre for Medical Humanities

Centre for Medical Humanities Blog

The Centre for Medical Humanities is delighted to welcome Dr Will Viney, who joins our research team as a Postdoctoral Research Fellow in the Centre for Medical Humanities and Department of English Studies.

Will has a PhD in Cultural Studies and Humanities from The London Consortium, University of London (thesis title: “Waste Effects: Building, Writing and Collecting”), and degrees from the University of Durham and the University of Sussex.  His research monograph Waste: A Philosophy of Things is forthcoming from I.B. Tauris in November 2013. He is the author of the blog “Waste Effects: An investigation into the wastes of building, writing and collecting“.

Will’s work with the Centre for Medical Humanities will examine how twins have contributed to the formation of medical, theological, philosophical and psychoanalytic knowledge. Ranging from the extraordinary presence of twins in Indo-European and African myth and religion, to their inclusion in the emerging anatomical regimes…

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